Incident Detail: 1900 Call No. 02


1900
Call No.  2
Time Out
12/06/1900
00:15
Time In

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Type
 Fire 
Location
 Brubaker Block 


December 6, 1900

The second fire in 1900 occurred on December 6th at 12:15 AM. The fire was in the Brubaker Block on the northeast corner of Main and Market Streets. The alarm was sounded and members responded, taking the apparatus to the plug on the corner of Main and Market Streets, where two attachments were made. A third attachment was made at the plug on the corner of Market and North Second Streets. The Lykens Register was completely destroyed. The first room on the first floor of J. J. Nutt's shoe store was destroyed. The vacant store next to the shoe store was destroyed. The second floor of the G. B. Brubaker hardware store was damaged. The damage caused by this fire was estimated between $15,000 and $20,000. The Lykens Register was insured for $2,200. The stock of J.J. Nutt's shoe store was insured, but amount not known. Brubaker's building was insured, but the hardware contents was not.


Newspaper Article    (Click to View)
  About: The Brubaker Block Fire
  From: December 6, 1900,  Patriot News



Newspaper Article    (Click to View)
  About: The Brubaker Block Fire
  From: December 7, 1900,  Lykens Standard



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